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Melvin Pineda, Kquamel Jones and Teisean Kemp. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: L.I. Teens Handed Out Fake $20 Bills To Fellow Students At Uniondale High School

Melvin Pineda, 17, Teisean Kemp, 16, and Kquamel Jones, 16, were arrested at Uniondale High School on Tuesday and are each charged with several counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument.

03/25/2015

Counterfeit bills seized at JFK Airport. (credit: Handout)

Customs Agents Seize More Than $200k In Counterfeit Cash At JFK

Customs and Border Protection officers at a John F. Kennedy International Airport cargo facility seized more than 2,000 in counterfeit $100 bills over two days earlier this month.

07/29/2014

New Milford Police say a group of high school students used counterfeit bills at local businesses. (Credit: New Milford Police Department)

Alleged Counterfeiting Scheme Shocks New Milford High School

The bills were first discovered at a Dunkin’ Donuts on River Road in New Milford, police said.

05/29/2014

New Milford Police say a group of high school students used counterfeit bills at local businesses. (Credit: New Milford Police Department)

Cops: New Milford High School Students Used Phony Cash At Local Businesses

Five New Jersey teens have been arrested for allegedly making counterfeit $20 bills and using them at local businesses.

05/28/2014

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Counterfeit Bills Found In ATMs At Two Chase Banks In Manhattan

Authorities believe the bogus bucks were meant to trick the ATM into believing it was carrying a full complement of cash but a bank official said that the machines were able to distinguish most of the fake bills from real ones.

10/09/2012

Police say the counterfeit $100s were found in the false lining of this suitcase. (credit: Customs and Border Protection)

Customs Agents Seize More Than $200,000 In Counterfeit Money At JFK

It’s the wrong kind of play dough. The bogus bucks were rounded up in two separate incidents.

05/25/2012

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Feds Recover Nearly $300,000 In Bogus $100 Bills At JFK

The play dough was found in the bottom of the suitcases of woman arriving from Medellin, Colombia.

12/27/2011

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NYC Seeing Its Fair Share Of Counterfeit Cash

New Yorkers are being warned of a new kind of counterfeit cash. It’s harder to spot, because the criminals start with the real thing before changing the bills’ value.

10/20/2010